Download REMM to Your iPad

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  • You will be downloading all of the REMM files onto your iPad. This is not an app and it is NOT available in the app store. The zip file size for this download is 140 MB.
  • You will need to acquire additional software for the iPad to download REMM files to your iPad and be able to use them.
  • This software will be needed to:
    • Download and unzip the "REMM.zip file"
    • Open html files
    • Open and read PDF files
  • GoodReader for iPad is one of several apps that does all of these things. No preferential endorsement of this particular app is implied, but the REMM download has been tested with this app. Purchase is required.
  • If you have downloaded an earlier version of REMM to your iPad, you should delete all older REMM files BEFORE you download the new version.
    • Open GoodReader to the menu page
    • On the RIGHT panel, in the Recent Downloads section, swipe to the right any row with a REMM.zip file name. Then tap "delete".
    • On the LEFT panel, in the Downloads section, swipe to the right each row or folder associated with REMM. Then tap delete.

Step by Step Instructions for Downloading REMM to Your iPad

Open GoodReader on your iPad. (See comments about the GoodReader app above.)
  1. In the RIGHT panel, tap the gray bar "Web Downloads".
  2. In this RIGHT panel, in the gray section "New Downloads", tap "Enter URL".
  3. Enter the URL http://www.remm.nlm.gov/REMM.zip
    Note: The final letters REMM must be capitalized.
  4. In the RIGHT panel, in the section "Downloads in Progress", watch as the "REMM.zip" file downloads. Depending on your Internet download speed, it may take a while for the large zip file to finish downloading. The downloaded "REMM.zip" file will be in the Recent Downloads section in the RIGHT panel when the download is complete. DO NOT tap that file.
  5. Notice in the LEFT panel ("My Documents") there is a blue folder named Downloads or a file named REMM.zip
  6. Tap the folder Downloads (if there is one), then tap the file REMM.zip
  7. When asked whether to unzip archive, tap "Unzip". Watch as "Unarchiving" progresses.
  8. If "Unarchiving" is successful, notice a new blue folder in the LEFT panel named "REMM".
  9. Tap the blue folder named "REMM".
  10. Tap the file named "Start_REMM.htm".
  11. Tap the link "Open REMM home page".
  12. This should open the REMM web site on your iPad.
  13. If your iPad is connected to the web, all the links to pages inside AND outside REMM WILL display successfully.
    If you iPad is NOT connected to the web, all the internal links to other REMM pages WILL work, but all the links to pages or sites outside REMM will NOT work.
  14. Whenever you want to open REMM, open the GoodReader app first. On the LEFT panel, in My Documents > Downloads, open the blue folder REMM, then tap the file named "Start_REMM.htm", then tap the link "Open REMM home page".

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